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Abbas: Palestinian State Will Be Jew-Free

Abbas: Palestinian State Will Be Jew-Free

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Abbas: Palestinian state will be judenrein. This from Reuters: “In a final resolution, we would not see the presence of a single Israeli – civilian or soldier – on our

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Egypt’s Strongman Enjoys Rock Star Status

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Of the prisoners to be released, 19 are Arabs with Israeli citizenship. Israel HaYom lists who they are and the blood on their hands. Ron Ben-Yishai responds: The decision to

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Hamas Reconciling With Iran

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. As Egypt turns its back on Hamas, Hamas is turning back to Iran. The Jerusalem Post picks up on Arab media reports that Hamas officials held a secret meeting with

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Peace Talks to Resume on Tuesday

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Peace talks resume on Tuesday in Washington. According to senior officials in Jerusalem, the meeting in Washington is expected to deal primarily with the agenda for holding negotiations, including the

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Israel Sharing Hezbollah Intelligence With EU

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. EU to begin formulating guidelines to label Israeli settlement products by year’s end, reports the Daily Telegraph. But Israeli officials estimate that 20,000 Palestinian families would lose their livelihood if

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Assad Seeking Israeli Consent for Alawite State?

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Israel is stepping up efforts to protect Eilat aviation from Sinai jihadis. Reuters reporter Dan Williams’ eyes are wide open on Egypt’s cooperation. High-tech electronics, hundreds of human eyes on

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EU Blacklists Hezbollah

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. The European Union unanimously agreed to designate Hezbollah as a terror organization. Sanctions to follow include travel bans and asset freezes. It’s a good start, but AP points out a

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Taliban Joins Syrian Fray

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. According to the Sunday Times of London, an Israeli submarine-fired missile destroyed Syrian barracks in Latakia where advanced Russian-made Yakhont missiles were stored. A number of papers picked up on

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Hamas Members Killed in Sinai Sweep

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. According to Arab reports picked up by YNet, Egyptian forces in the Sinai killed and arrested some 200 Islamists, including quite a few from Hamas. He said 32 Hamas members

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New Israeli-Arab Party a Game Changer?

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Israel HaYom profiled Israel’s new Christian Arab political party, which supports Israel as a Jewish state, and Arabs serving in the IDF. Could this be a game changer for Israeli society?

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